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Welcome to LDFs blog & helpful advice page. Here, you can keep up­to­date with the latest goings on from LDF and the drainage industry in general, as well as stay alert to the best tips regarding your drainage.
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Taking Care of Your Drains This Christmas

Monday, December 23rd, 2019

Prevent Blockages With Our Handy Tips For a smooth, stress-free Christmas, be sure to pay your drains a little extra attention. Christmas is fast approaching, and with it comes an increased risk of blocked drains. Cooking oils and fat from our favourite festive foods plus wet wipes and other products can all lead to problems. […]


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Giant Fatberg Found in London Sewer: Why Drain Cleaning is Important

Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

How We Can Help The news that a hefty fatberg was clogging London’s drains shocked people in the capital – but how can you prevent blockages in your own home? A huge fatberg in a London sewer shows that we aren’t paying as much attention to our drains as we need to. So what can […]


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5 Signs of a Blocked Drain

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

Blocked drains can cause no end of disruption in a home – so get yours fixed as soon as you spot the warning signs.


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10 Amazing Facts You Didn’t Know About Drainage Companies

Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

There’s More to Us Than Meets the Eye! Drainage companies offer a wide range of services, delivered in a way that suits you. Here’s everything you need to know! You may think that there isn’t much to know about drainage companies, but you’re wrong! From the services that we offer to the variety of our […]


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Drain Cleaning: All You Need to Know

Friday, May 24th, 2019

When to Give Us a Call Keeping your drains clear is essential to the smooth running of a home or business – so when is the right time to have them cleaned? Whether they’re causing problems or you’ve just realised that you’ve never had them cleaned before, keeping your drains as clean as possible is […]


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Drain Cleaning


Blocked Pipes? It’s Time To Call In The Drain Cleaning Contractors!

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

Don’t Ignore Those Tell-Tale Signs That You Have A Drainage Problem The quicker you call in professionals to remedy your blocked pipes, the less costly and distressing your drainage problem will be. Do you suspect that you have blocked drains in your house? Unfortunately, many homeowners turn a blind eye to odd ‘symptoms’ that their […]


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Drainage Contractors London


The Latest Trends in the Drain Cleaning Industry

Thursday, March 28th, 2019

Using the Latest Tech to Solve and Prevent Drain Blockages What technology is used to keeping the waste flowing smoothly in the hidden network beneath your feet? With every passing year, population and economic growth are putting increasing pressure and demand on our water resources. Nowhere is this more evident than in the world’s major […]


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Sewage Drain Cleaning


How to Source the Best Drain Cleaning Contractors in London

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Everyone is faced with a blocked drain from time to time. Having an effective contractor to hand will prevent a drama from turning into a crisis. Even if you follow all the rules about what should or should not go down the drain, every homeowner is faced with the occasional blockage. This is particularly the […]


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Drain Cleaning Contractors


Raw Sewage Floods the Streets of Cannock

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

Fatberg Causes New Year Disruption in Staffordshire Town  Two years ago, London’s 130-ton fatberg hit the headlines. But similar manifestations are emerging elsewhere across the country.  Residents of the Staffordshire town of Cannock had their new year celebrations disrupted in the most unpleasant way imaginable when a fatberg led to chaos, flooding gallons of raw […]


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Sustainable Drainage for Driveways

Friday, December 7th, 2018

Make Sure Your Driveway Drains Properly and Meets Planning Rules Putting in off-street parking makes life more convenient and add to the value of your home. But make sure you think about drainage from the outset. Towns and cities the length and breadth of the UK have street after street of homes that were built […]


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